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    The bombshell report that Russia can blackmail Trump, explained
    Jan11

    The bombshell report that Russia can blackmail Trump, explained

    There’s an enormous amount we don’t yet know about CNN’s bombshell report that US intelligence agencies believe Russia has “compromising personal and financial information” on President-elect Donald Trump and that his campaign was in direct contact with with Russian intermediaries before the election. We don’t know who...

    Ukrainians fall out of love with Europe
    Jan11

    Ukrainians fall out of love with Europe

    KIEV — “The video is funny because it’s so true,” says my Ukrainian teacher, Katrin Khalabuzar, during a recent lesson at a Kiev hipster café. I see why the video has struck a nerve with her and close to 50,000 other Ukrainians: It shows President Petro Poroshenko promising at various points that a...

    Russia hacked Republican state campaigns but not Trump’s: FBI head
    Jan11

    Russia hacked Republican state campaigns but not Trump’s: FBI head

    WASHINGTON: Russia hacked into Republican state political campaigns and old email domains of the Republican National Committee but there is no evidence it successfully penetrated President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign, FBI Director James Comey said on Tuesday. Comey also told lawmakers Russia did not release information obtained from the...

    Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations
    Jan11

    Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations

    Ten days before he’s sworn in as U.S. president, Donald Trump is facing a potential crisis amid reports that intelligence officials had delivered a report to the president-elect last week outlining allegations that Russia could have compromising information about him. Although the details of these revelations remain murky and...

    Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations
    Jan11

    Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations

    Ten days before he’s sworn in as president, Donald Trump is facing a potential crisis amid reports that U.S. intelligence officials had delivered a report to the president-elect last week outlining allegations that Russia could have compromising information about him.Although the details of these revelations remain murky and unverified,...

    Canada names Freeland top diplomat in cabinet reshuffle
    Jan11

    Canada names Freeland top diplomat in cabinet reshuffle

    OTTAWA: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday named Chrystia Freeland as foreign minister, replacing Stephane Dion, a critic of US President-elect Donald Trump, in a cabinet shakeup. Freeland, who was international trade minister, will still be in a position to help renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with the...

    US lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria 
    Jan11

    US lawmakers want Russia sanctions over hacking, Ukraine, Syria 

    US Republican and Democratic senators said Tuesday they want to slap a wide range of sanctions on Russia over its cyber activities and actions in Syria and Ukraine, and force President Donald Trump to formally waive them if he has objections. Ten senators – Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Ben Sasse and Rob Portman and...

    Russia Had Plans to Build a ‘Super’ Aircraft Carrier (But Ran into a Super Big Problem)
    Jan11

    Russia Had Plans to Build a ‘Super’ Aircraft Carrier (But Ran into a Super Big Problem)

    Paul Richard Huard Security, The Soviet Empire collapsed. ‘Ulyanovsk’ Would Have Been the Soviets’ Supercarrier: Russia scrapped the ship in the ’90s Had she ever sailed, the Soviet supercarrier Ulyanovsk would have been a naval behemoth more than 1,000 feet long, with an 85,000-ton displacement and enough storage to carry an...

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 10 appointed Chrystia Freeland, a critic of Russia who has been sanctioned by Moscow, as the country’s new top diplomat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report
    Jan11

    US senators unveil Russia sanctions bill after intel report

    WASHINGTON: Several US senators including Republicans critical of President-elect Donald Trump’s scepticism of alleged Kremlin-ordered hacking joined forces Tuesday to introduce sanctions against Russia for interfering in the US election. The five Democrats and five Republicans laid out expansive new punishments including visa bans and...